Anthony Mathenia

Can Jehovah’s Witnesses Survive the Internet?

A recent article from salon.com suggests that religion may not survive the Internet.  This may already be the case with Jehovah’s Witnesses. A new report published by JW Survey compares the 2012 worldwide membership statistics against Internet saturation.  Countries with high Internet availability are slowing in religious growth compared to other less developed areas. It […]

Paradise Earth: Day Zero Tweet Chat Recap

On January 3rd I participated in a Twitter party hosted by @CuriosityQuills to talk about my new novel Paradise Earth: Day Zero. Fueled by gin and tonics I chatted with readers and fellow authors about Twinkies, the end of the world, mythology, Utah, and more. In between I answered questions about the novel. How long was […]

Goodbye 2012

2012 was a brilliant year.  As a former Jehovah’s Witness, I believe this is the third “end of the world” I’ve survived.  Anything else that happened was just icing on the cake, but what delicious icing it was. My novel Happiness: How to Find It launched as a free online serial by Curiosity Quills Press. I was […]